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Past Event · SLAC ON TAP

A battery walks into a bar...

X-ray vision might sound like the stuff of superheroes and science fiction, but at SLAC’s Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) it’s what allows scientists to peer inside batteries and see what makes them tick. Join us for SLAC on Tap ...
Staff scientist Johanna Nelson Weker gives a talk about pushing the battery revolution.
In the film Diamonds are Forever, James Bond’s archnemesis uses diamonds to build a space-based  laser weapon that can blow up stuff on Earth. SLAC physicist and Bond villain in training Emma McBride, however, uses lasers to mimic the extreme...
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Join us for the second  SLAC on Tap  at The Patio in Palo Alto. SLAC engineer Margaux Lopez will chat about what on earth Maseratis, ice hockey and corgi puppies have to do with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)...
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Join us for the inaugural SLAC on Tap event at The Patio in Palo Alto. SLAC scientist Alan Fry will chat about lasers not attached to sharks, ultrafast science and the quantum mechanics of your sunglasses.  Have a drink, learn...
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